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Dec 9, 2013 12:30pm EST
in a wireline or wireless environment. america's future is a wireline future. >> u.s. telecom head walter mccormick much night on the communicators at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> i got upset with the president. covered my mental health meetings ist few had, and then they never showed up. i was walking in the white house and met this woman who was a press person. you do not ever cover my meetings. she said mental health is not a issue. but we found out what was needed and developed legislation. we passed the mental health systems act of 1980. through congress one month before jimmy, as he says, retired fromrily the white house. the incoming president put it on a shelf and never implemented it. it is one of the greatest disappointments in my life. atrosalynn carter, tonight 9:00 eastern, live on c-span and c-span3. also on c-span radio and c- world institute of politics held a discussion on the intelligence committee and national security in washington d c. lieutenant general michael flynn talks about the security landscape, addressed global trends like population growth, urb
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
continues to grow coca supplies with the oceans and often putting more stress on the environment and to watch is altering natural habitats and sometimes spreading diseases. during that oversee a one four has decided to take a different approach and let nature take its quirks the deal was a biologist a bit of a palm. he mes short human involvement is kept to minimum. so if we are able to create an ecological a wet stain the colic unaware of cny too. we will have outbid to teach the new sch le the essay in your fish farm the fish live in a natural environment. yes honey and not from bottom in all of you to leave the design of the show and a farm. create he is my imac read the bio what company. but we are recreating the same equality guy with aliens. and on the wickham finding while india's to audio that was to be written for compo the farm sits on a protected national park ten thousand hectares three hundred km of canals. over forty pounds fed by the nearby river. this is probably a dead baby gets that far. the music the euro and one of the biggest fish caught in the wall. until ob
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
skims the surface of mars. known as the cave two, this large scale virtual reality environment was dreamed up about i computer scientists at the electronic visualization lab at the university of illinois chicago. >> it's like a projected room or war room where you hang up pieces of paper and photographs and you take -- tape them to the wall so you see lots of different data at the same time. today all data is stored in computer. rather than print them out and tape them to the walls, we wanted electronic walls where you could display information. >> the cave two can transport psychiatrists inside their patient's brains using data from an mri. these neural connections in the brain can provide critical notings of how it man nests in the mind. >> you get a different% tich like alice in wonderland where you can be big or you can shrink down the rabbit hole. you get different understanding of the data when you look at it in different sizes and relationships. >> researchers say the applications are seemingly endless, but interdisciplinary collaboration brings it to life through three
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
dead or missing britain's environment agency board of the risk of a stone was such a tent area has been deployed to protect london winds of up to two hundred and twenty km i love pummeled the east coast of scotland. a dissenting this laurie and killing the driver. as highway when his head for the consonant handbags and the agency said this was down to the fullest and school was with my east. the storm is also causing transport chaos with hundreds of flights canceled and rail networks shot down. as it reaches small line ends of the case if gemini the residents fear being cut off supply rates as water levels are rising higher than expected. in denmark a seventy two year old woman died when the truck she was traveling in. i've attended high winds the bridge connecting with sweden has pink eye least as hurricane force gusts back to the christ. the six foot itches that it appeared to show that the vacant spot person being beaten by ukrainian police. it's the field of december the first to fall into scenes of graphic nature the eye. we ate cheese. he ate it all gets done. his pt institute he
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
in an environment like this where i could explore whatever i could become passionate about. it was a fantastic opportunity. it actually got me out of clinical research and ultimately into doing more basic neuroscience . i spent 20 years looking at the doing thats -- research. and i came back to the nih. host: we have a call from missouri. good morning. caller: thank you for c-span. i finished two books by caroline leaf. i do not know whether she is a psychologist or psychiatrist. but her books are on thoughts and what enters the brain. i just find it really hard to stay with this problem because i have got a lot of problems with hate. and all of the information i see on television seems to be trytive information, and i to eliminate all of that. but it is almost impossible. all the wars. i mean, i am so happy that you have this program on this morning. i am going to hang up and listen to the program. thank you very much. host: thank you for the call. guest: by the way, i would like to make one remark. i am so delighted to have you here at nih. but i would not want your viewers to think that the
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am PST
there is a strong need to change the political environment for this financial burden. it's not passed to his students generation. that is why he decided to join in the demonstrations along with his co the us. you see the government is injecting taxpayer money into its political base in rural areas women. government officials to change the way they spend our money. to be used to improve the lives of all the time people the day the day the more the one gal worked at the country's transport ministry the thirty six year old fisher writes history demonstrations during his lunch break. he says he fell extremely angry when the government tried to pass a bill that would pardon former prime minister talks to the feel of what's been sentenced to prison the person who's committed wrongdoing by many to reading votes in parliament should get off scot free. it's not acceptable. not in a country that supposedly ruled by law but what the stirrups and the most is the behavior of the former deputy prime minister if his troops about who is leading the protests singtel said an unelected people's comes so cute t
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am PST
mandela and himself, to set up the kind of environment that would be most rewarding with his visit for the united states. here and i was charged with the responsibility of leading the demands that were made upon us for the visit here. >> that was the very first time the very that was first time, during that excitement i was able to meet you and befriend you, but let me thatfor all the courage you have seen in your life, a lot of this exhibited by by king and robison, and the two persons you basically sponsored, and brought to the attention of the american for all- out of africa, the courage you have seen in your lifetime, how do you properly contextualize the courage he had to stay in prison during those 27 years when you know that if he had struck a deal here or there, he could have gotten out sooner. how do you describe that kind of courage -- >> it is not easy to contextualize that. commodity,h a rare this is such a divine existence, that he revealed. as power and his current was great instruction to the rest of us, who were thinking of ways in which to relieve ourselves from op
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am EST
about the tannery and the devastating impact on the environment and the people who live here. >> and joe will be here to tell us why it was snowing stuffed animals at a hockey game in canada and this is coming up, in sports, do stay with us. ♪ ♪ welcome back and this is the top stories on al jazeera, thai police are allowing protesters to enter the grounds of government buildings after being with them for days. and they say their campaign to topple the government will go on. ukraine's parliament will vote on a confidence motion against the government, the country's prime minister is warning that protests could turn into a coup and demonstrations are intensifying in kiev. and television is reporting the suicide attack in the capitol damascus killed four people and the blast is in the neighborhood and also injured 17 others and we will bring you more as we get it. iran's foreign minister told al jazeera u.s. sanctions didn't enforce them with the program, they want to be integrated at the same time protecting their interesting and we have more from washington. >> handshakes and smiles
Dec 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
offenses, things, again, that can normally be handled within a district and a school environment. so what we've done is we've taken a very critical look at our student code of conduct and discipline matrix in the district, we've made some modifications through a comprehensive committee that include law enforcement, representative from the juvenile justice system, the courts and we recognize there's a huge issue here that we need to address. there's been a -- >> okay. let me quickly get way in, kenneth, the concept of zero tolerance was clearly created for a reason. has it gone in the wrong direction? what changed in education that we really needed this? >> what a didn't hear an answer to is what is zero tolerance. my question having worked in school for 30 plus years is what is zero tolerance? is that a 50% tolerance or 25% tolerance or is that what we're going to? i agree there are concerns about suspensions, puexpulsions and arrests. i'm not an advocate of this, there are disproportionate implications as well. my concern is out on the front lines in the school, what does that equate to.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
environment was dreamed up by computer scientists at the electronic visualization lab in chicago. >> a project room or a war room where you hang up pieces of paper and photographs and you tape them to the wall so you can see lots of different data at the same time. today, all data is is forred in computers, rather than print them out and tape them to the walls, we wanted electronic walls. >> the cave 2 can transport psychiatrists inside their patients' brains using data from an mri. these visualizations of the neural connections in the brain can provide critical understanding of how depression manifests in the mind. >> you get a very different perspective, kind of like alice and wonderland, where you can be big or you can shrink down the rabbit hole. so you get very different understanding of the data when you look at it in different sizes, different remthsz. >> researchers say the applications are seemingly endlets but inter disciplinary is at the heart, taking zeros and ones an bringing them to life through graphic representations >> reporter: in 2009, nasa funded the endurance research proj
Dec 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
filters. the airplanes are pretty germy environments. the hot zone is the row in front of you and the row behind you and all of these areas here. the tray tables and the seat pocket and anywhere that is likely to have caught a sneeze. the airport with the crowded ticket counters. the tsx checkpoint is an even bigger petri dish for disease. no air filters there, but plenty of coughs and sneezes. >> the best way to stay healthy is keep your hands clean. when you are traveling it is alcohol sanitizer. >> a single sneeze can produce 30,000 droplets that can spread as far as six feet. not exactly anyone's idea of spreading holiday cheer. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> yuck. >>> the california health exchange is sharing data with insurance agents without consumer consent. the l.a. times said the state provided personal information to the agents when consumers researched coverage on-line. but they didn't complete an application and didn't ask to be contacted. 10s of thousands of consumers are affected. >>> there is hopeful muse on the blood cancer front. gene therapy is making a major a
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
... ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> a cash smashed into a home injuring two people and causing considerable damage to a car. san jose firefighters say it started when who vehicles collided sending one vehicle right into the front of the garage. two people were hospitalized and firefighters had to make a brace out of lumber to keep the gradual from collapsing. >>> cold weather, a space heater and a fire. it might have added up to a real tragedy if not for one father's quick actions. >> reporter: that dad is being treated for burns to his feet. suffered he says when he walked in fire to get his 3-year-old son. >> flames were just pouring out of there. >> reporter: she found a man hobbling in pain. >> reporter: and he said my feet and i
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
at that time. because he is growing up in an all-black environment. >> he was sheltered from the searing racism that many other black south africans would have grown up with. >> reporter: in 1941 in order to avoid an arranged marriage, the 22-year-old mandela runs away to johannesbu johannesburg. >> johannesburg was the bright lights. johannesburg was the golden city. >> reporter: but johannesburg in the 1940s isn't albright lights and big opportunities. particularly for a young black man. >> here was this strapping young man who had been part of this royal village who felt this high sense of self-esteem, and he was treated like dirt, like all of the other africans were. >> reporter: here in joe nan hessburg under the harsh realities of racism, mandela meets a man who will change his life forever. >> he walked into walter's office. he was a real estate agent. and mandela was astonished. he realized there was another life that was available. >> reporter: he was also an active member of the african national congress. started in 1912, the anc was created to peacefully advocate for political rights
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
. there must be catalysts. what is it going to take to unlock this cash? we have a regulatory environment and economic environment positive and stable. environment is one where we can see growth. not only in the u.k. at economy, but in the export markets. the prime minister is doing the right thing by going to china. we have a pathetic record in many of the fastest-growing economies in the world in terms of export. we have no interest in those economies for delivering exports. that is a primary risk to the u.k. economy. he haven't got enough export infrastructure. the government has to play a more positive role in developing the infrastructure around the world. >> let's talk about infrastructure and focus on what we need to see. have -- you are part of a group of insurers that are to invest in the infrastructure story in the u.k. over the next few years. we are seeing at the moment a lowball number? solvency rules have changed, regulatory roles have changed. a much more is there? >> i think there is more than that. if we want to get a realistic number, i think the treasury did a fantastic
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
was to take a break from acting to fly around the world to being good for the environment. around the world? we just heard about harrison ford seven airplanes don't they get that puts more carbon than 1,000 light bulbs? it is if they live in a separate stupid world called hollywood nation. that is the title of james hirsen bought. what is going? >> hollywood has embraced environmentalism as a religion they have a high priest the nobel laureate laureate, of the oscar winner of court you have to accept what he says with a knife faith and without logic. >> but some blindness to the fact you mention al gore i was surprised to see build the monster homes while preaching? >> the hypocrisy is monumental the 19,000 square foot mansion in tennessee, a group could get a hold of his utilities was 20 times of the average american also mention at mont to cboe near zero pres house. john: are any of those environmental activist not hypocrites? to some live the life? >> ed begley, jr., a darrell hill and that, they actually live a lifestyle consistent with what they preach but that is rare. the vast majori
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
's at the heart of the matter the environments and the water. for them so much about fighting chevron as it is about protecting bullpen lives and livelihoods. about a minute to have been working on the line. it is they'll realize that i know i'm going to do isn't your typical sort of protest or a farmer all her life she and her husband were also some of the first villagers to speak out against chevron plans to drill for natural gas in their community. we've heard horror stories of realtors it might be included for a snow dome that being green. we don't have to risk everything for this company to make a profit. chevron says it's committed to working with the local community to drill without damaging the environment. it insists that it is abiding by all safety rules. that's not reassuring for farmers like the silly. in they could completely destroy us we just want to protect what's important in our ward are in our land. and that's what they've done for more than a month. leading the colts villages set up makeshift tents across the company's drilling sites. chevron to temporarily suspend
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
and it is difficult always to sell a company. in this environment, even harder. >> hang on. clearly, cerberus has some obligations to investors like callister's. and it has many other partners who are counting on cerberus to generate an adequate return on its investments. but if it comes out and said, we are going to sell this thing, it sounds as though they are going to get rid of it, which is to say not necessarily selling it at the best price. have a simply not been able to find a buyer at any price? or are they trying to maximize the return and get out of this? which to me, in the scam and the environment, might make it a bit of a tough sale. it a bit ofght make a tough sale in this environment. >> you hit the head on the nail. i have lots of investors. they are trying to do the right thing, which is to liquidate the company, but they have to do it for the right price and find the right buyer. they have found some people very interested in the company. but in this industry, this is a fairly big company. tois not an easy company liquidate. >> what if they cannot sell? will you pull out your money?
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
are welcoming, safe environments. welcoming, safe, and collaborative environments. you cannot show me a school that works or a district or a state or a country that works where the notion of collaboration as opposed to competition, the notion of a welcoming, safe environment so that schools are central to the community, are not the dominant theory as opposed to testing and sanctioning. that is what we are trying to do. work with communities, solutions that are aligned with what communities need. we must rate neighborhood schools and try to make sure that public education is a hallmark of democracy and a propeller of our economy. most importantly, we must really make sure that we figure out how to enable all kids to have the opportunity to not only dream big, but achieve them. >> thank you. let me ask you one or two and then we will go to kimberly to start. let me ask you about the common core standards. you said you think that obamacare is bad and the implementation of the common core is far worse. who is to blame and anyone stepping up to fix this? >> i am not a big believer in blame. i am a
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm EST
. they connect all forms of communication, whether they originate in a wire environment or a wireless. >> the future of the communications industry with walter mccormick. tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern. >> they held their fall forum in washington last week. talked john huntsman about bipartisanship and partisanship. aware of them as a congress from both political problem -- parties to solve problems. republicans and democrats have been unable to find common ground on a number of issues. just to name a few -- the fiscal year 2014 budget. the farm bill. and immigration reform. reaching across the aisle has become more and more difficult and principled compromise seems like a mountain too tall to climb. this morning, i have the honor of introducing two national leaders who can hopefully help shed some light on how our legislative colleagues in washington, d.c. and the white house might be able to come together and find solutions to our nation's critical problems. let me begin with governor huntsman. he began his public service as a staff assistant to ronald reagan. he has since served four
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
. considerable fiscal constraints. we're going to see environment -- it will allow for the underlying economy to look stronger. >> the bloomberg political analyst is with us -- sequestration in 2014 is different for him last year. >> they realize -- both sides realize they made a huge mistake. interesting point to me, we had a stock market high. we have housing rates out. we have more millionaires and billionaires. you have all of this data and then you have 75% of the country saying we are on the wrong track. >> will that look like going forward when you deal with the restructuring of fannie and freddie? will we see tightening standards and will that hurt the economy even more? >> i think that is one of the challenges. there are lasting scars. we will continue to see regulatory changes and adjustments. one of those is in the mortgage market. >> can i get a mortgage in 2014? doesn't change the radically that i cannot the mortgage? >> we could see some listening, but when we look back, it will look fundamentally different than what we had during the bubble. >> let's look at today's jobs report
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
the worst environment for sales. an impressive job he did from a different industry and a planning sales structure. putting it on solid footing, those are the turn around skill s the boaredd likes. --let's really analyze it.e didn't dneeny "hell no."equivocal you'd stayold me till 2014. >> no change in the plan. non- sounds like the denial denial. months, on the same day they say the plan is not changed. on the 24th, he told investors we won't comment on speculation. to be walking >> microsoft wants to decide before the end of the year. >> any decision won't happen the week of christmas. will be thdecision e next week or two. >> microsoft stepping up against government surveillance. ♪ >> microsoft says it is stepping up in encryption to protect information. this comes after government intercepting information between centers, but how big a challenge is this? cory johnson is in the newsroom with more. >> they are trying to make it more transparent. more on how that is going to work. joined by the vice president of research. this is interesting to me that the government is in an
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 12:00pm EST
the work to install the anchors and cables and fabric is damaging to the environment. >> cristo's team say they'll minimize the damage and others say they support the project. >> i think it will create a lot of attention for this part 69 of colorado. and if i it will do a lot to pus area on the map. >> assuming he wins the legal wrangling construction will take two years and when it's completed it will be up to are two weeks. he is famous for out maneuvering and out lasting his opponents. at 80 years old it could be one of his last works. >> coming up nelson mandela was an avid boxer with the love -69f sports. the ledg legendary free dom figr has one reget. we'll tell what you that is when we return. of the people until we restore our freedoms atÑ welcome back to al jazeera america i'm rochelle kya care-y. >> more french troops are i in e south african colony. thousands of fled the capital. >>> nelson mandela had one great regret in life he never became a boxing champ. he never made a name in the ring but he was inspired in the gym he trained. >> this street once hosted apa apartheid bloo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am EST
in the u.s. will serve as guidance for chinese officials work on its environment proble problems. >> reporter: if you just happened to book a flight you might want to call ahead before go to the airport. we have more. >> reporter: the arctic blasts now entering a second week is causing misery across the country. staying warm is not easy when there is ice, snow and freezing temperatures as low as 20 degrees below zero in some areas. >> i do have a number of layers on, i've got on wool socks, who layers of pants, two layers of shirts, my big jacket. >> it's cold. >> reporter: sheets of ice and white out conditions have sent cars, trucks and buses sliding across roadways causing collisions and miles of traffic jams. >>> interstate 94 in wisconsin was shut down after a massive pileup as resulted in one dead. ia vehicle was flip over a guardrail and into icy waters. the driver was killed in the crash. for those traveling by air. >> you can't begin the day. i'm trying to see what i can do to get back home. >> reporter: the cold snap grounded 3,000 flights. eyes caused this roof collap
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
and caring environment the child will feel his endeavors. the fire. we want to give them the best the pumpkin pecan gets paid to keep them at the multi cultured peaks to their burrow. in december. i know what you choose in any nation really gives you a way of controlling as the stat of the way out of the reason that it's so motivating. how do you call me you missed it you right here. to the kids to the audience that system you can create your image it's possible. it's a magical world. considering the fact that infants are the most curious audience out there. how does one create content for the square constantly in the process of grasping and learning just about everything the lady arrives here is the key to getting the kids only. to understand the whole. for example the different states a police car. that's the rest of episode is all about people start when the wheels and in parts of the vehicle itself. each pod who fall into place. instability in gradually. kids can understand how it always feel what it's made of understanding the parts to understand the whole is something that appeals to y
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. the sears department store oakland hasn't re >>> many are calling it an eyesore. the serious department store hasn't replaced windows smashed five months ago during a protest. spoke with neighbors who say something needs to be done. >> it looks closed. >> no store wants to give a negative impression. >> it doesn't look festive at all. it's brown and ugly. >> that's exactly the impression people are walking away with. >> it is an eyesore. >> building inspectors in october signed up for blight. >> invites graffiti. >> it's because of the boarded up windows on telegraph avenue and 20th street. protesters broke them back in july. but five months later, sears hasn't replaced them. neighbors and business owners say it's not the better way, but a bad way to do
Dec 7, 2013 12:35am PST
.com. ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life. >>> when nelson mandela left office he left politics behindable. he did take up one final cause. fighting against the spread and the stigma of hiv/aids, which ravaged his country. one of his most powerful allies in helping change public perception, a 12-year-old boy. abc's david muir has the story. >> nelson
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
of environment" says this man. hundreds of flights were canceled or delayed, schools closed, residents urged to stay indoors and factories ordered to cut off production. ships forced to navigate cautiously through the haze. experts blame the cold windless weather for a cloud of pollution from cars, factories and coal burning that has sat over eastern china for most of the week, and there's been record-breaking levels in other cities, including beijing earlier this year. the government has announced many plans to fight the pollution but with little apparent progress. the dense smog in eastern china is starting to lift today but here in beijing it's starting to approach hazardous levels. the east and north of china are particularly vulnerable in winter, and we're really just getting into the coldest month. ian williams, nbc news, beijing. >>> when we come back, the latest test for lindsey vonn as she puts her sights on the olympics. >>> the scene today in alberta, canada, as lindsey vonn passed one more milestone on her way to the winter olympics in sochi, russia. vonn came in 11th in today's
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
and smaller changes that render the environment a lot friendlier and welcoming to international investors. >> he says the greek government is planning to develop a port near athens and turn it into a hub for ocean transport between europe and asia. >>> all right, that is going to wrap it up for biz tonight. let's get another check of the markets. >>> u.s. defense officials are preparing to dispatch a ship to help destroy syria's chemical weapons. they say they plan to test their system next month. officials from the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons and the united nations are overseeing the destruction of the weapons. they intend to dispose more than 1,000 tons of chemical agents by the middle of next year. they plan to transport the most hazardous substances out of the country by the end of this month to destroy them at sea. pentagon officials say two chemical processing units are being installed on the transport vessel. they say the operation to turn the stockpile into low-level hazardous waste will take up to 90 days. they say it's a proven technology and poses littl
Dec 8, 2013 6:30pm EST
that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. captioning funded by cbs and ford >> simon: tonight, you will not hear from world leaders about the greatness of nelson mandela, but from the people closest to him-- from the people who called him by his clan name, "madiba." what they saw and admired more than anything else was his power of forgiveness, how he forgave the people who had stolen his life from him. you will see him tonight not as nelson the man who liberated a nation, but as madiba-- father, husband, cellmate, friend. >> you know, most people of my
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
, they know the legend and the legacy, because he did come out of a very inhumane environment. and brought so much humility to the world and the country. and i think that south africans are proud of that. and i think the world should be proud of that. i think those are the three messages that provide to the world at large. >> and you were ambassador to the republic of congo, how did his legacy effect those nations in. >> well, he effects every nation, when you have any country looking at what it is going to do for its future, how do you have a peaceful election, a transition between powers, i think that when you look at what nelson mandela did, he had one term in office. he left peacefully, he provide add platform, and he was the first african president to do that. it's unfortunate, though, that it isn't yet the order of the day. open on the civil rights front, the that he showed how to be humble in service. is robin sanders former ambassador to nigeria, it is great to see you again, thank you for joining us tonight. >> thank you for having me. >> we are continuing to get reaction, democratic
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
environment. >> reporter: in the 2012 season there were 355 ejections. and 14 felony arrests. >> i've been getting quite a few el mails per day -- few e- mails per day saying, my son is going to the game should he wear his jersey. i'm bringing my girlfriend, am i going to be safe. >> reporter: the 49ers have put together a manual addressing their fans how to cheer and dress the part. the goal is to keep fans cool as the competition heats up sunday. >> you don't want to spend the game that you spent a lot of money in one of our patty wagons or substations or jail. >> reporter: the seahawks 12th man fan base is expected to be very visible and very vocal at the stick on sunday. in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and we have a way for you to show your 49er pride. have a little friendly competition going on with our sister station in seattle to see how many people can get likes. share our badge with your facebook friends. if you don't have tickets to the game don't worry about it. you can follow us on the postgame show on fox and our own show the point after. >> a cold
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
environment for our economy and creating more jobs for the american people. that's where the focus is, not more government programs. >> ifill: the white house says if congress does not extend the program, 3.6 million americans will run out of benefits over the next 12 months. fast food workers walked off the job and held rallies today in a number of cities, demanding better wages. organizers said they want $15 an hour. the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour and was last raised in 2009. president obama has called for raising the federal minimum wage, but prospects for passage in congress are uncertain at best. an arctic blast kept the northern plains in the deep freeze today, and spread east and south. parts of north dakota expected wind chills of 40 below zero. in denver, the bitter cold had crews de-icing airliners early this morning. snow arrived before dawn in wichita, while oklahoma and arkansas faced a possible ice storm this evening. britain and northern europe are facing what could be their most powerful storm in years. at least three people died today, as hurricane
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love the environment on you can actually achieve results. it was remarkable. joe then went on to the senate and became terribly frustrated with the culture that existed on capitol hill, something that evan knows a lot about. i went on to china to become our senior diplomat running the embassy there. and we kind of regrouped a little bit later when joe and nancy jacobson, who was the power behind no labels initially came and said would you like to become part of the no labels movement. what on earth is no labels? is it a third party effort to kind of ship wreck the republicans and the democrats. is it a bunch of mushy moderates to get together to take over the world? none of the above. come to find that it is a group that respects the fact that we have a two-party system. they are endeavoring to change the center of gravity away from acrimony from the problem solving. it's a lofty objective, can it be done? for those of you who have been around politics for a while, many of you have, of course you can change the operating culture of politics. that in a nutshell is what no la
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for all and the introduction of proper sanitation sensitive to the protection of the environment. we are determined to address the dire housing shortage in a vigorous manner, acting together with the private sector and the communities in need of shelter. health also remains a fundamental building block of the humane society we are determined to create through the implementation of the reconstruction and development programme. we must address the needs of the aged and disabled, uplift disadvantaged sectors such as the women and the youth, and improve the lives of our people in the rural communities and the informal settlements. we must invest substantial amounts in education and training and meet our commitment to introduce free and compulsory education for a period of at least 9 years. everywhere we must reinculcate the culture of learning and of teaching and make it possible for this culture to thrive. [applause] we must combat such social pathologies as widespread poverty, the break down of family life, crime, alcohol and drug abuse, the abuse of children, women and the elderly and
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to be discussions about the development of protecting the environment tomorrow but kiely of the pirates before the french is to call upon the opera in to take security into their own hands and this in the very concrete way should be the creation of an african rapid reaction force that has been in discussion for years and the french are really hoping to see it become operational in two thousand and fifteen and all the african leaders have said yes this isn't a bad year but we've heard that story before and the ques is always a question of financing and the means and of training the french have promised that they would train up to twenty thousand african troops every year so they're hoping to get the treatments will show that africa can take matters into its own and to also show that france was intervening in africa and molly recently and just as we speak in the central african republic. it is not for new cool numerous reasons but then in the knesset essentially sorry to the inside the africans to really take matters into their own and by following the example of the french troops or their two t
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. ♪ ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> mr. speaker, what advice do you and other republican leaders give to your members when they're going up against women candidates, and frankly when they're trying to appeal to women voters? >> i try them to be a little more sensitive, you know. you look around the congress, there are a lot more females in the democrat caucus than there are in the republican caucus. and, you know, some of our members just aren't as sensitive as they ought to be. >> females. that was house speaker john boehner yesterday with the understatement of the year as news got out of the gop's latest strategy to attempt to secure more women voters. the national republican kong depressional committee is holding classes on how to
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a learning environment that is without the barrier of race or gender. and create an environment where the students will learn about themselves as individuals, not as categories in another context. but and will be able to experience themselves as empowered agents of change, ready for a future without limits. >> beverly daniel tatum, congratulations on your award. >> thank you so much, and i want to say how glad i am to be in such great company with richard broadhead of duke university, john hennessee of standford and michael-- of arizona state. congratulations to them as well. >> absolutely. thank you. >> woodruff: finally tonight, five leading artists were given their due for a lifetime of achievement last night at the annual kennedy center honors in washington. this year's group: jazz pianist herbie hancock, actress shirley maclaine, opera soprano martina arroyo, singer, songwriter billy joel and a rock star who came to this country as a teenager from mexico. jeffrey brown has our profile of carlos santana. >> brown: since his emergence in the san francisco music scene in the late 19
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a better environment for our economy and creating more jobs for the american people. those jobs were there, shovel ready jobs that president obama spoke of often, would we be having this discussion about benefits? >> the unemployment rate has gone down from 2000 eight. whether there are enough or not, that is what politicians can debate around the edges. peoplelion, these are who come from all walks of life, white-collar, blue-collar and they need this assistance and what is also happening is some brinksmanship and public negotiating going on. i think they are close to a deal. it will come in higher than the sequestration rates will be hard for a lot of the republicans in the house for swallow. -- to swallow. if they can get some progress on unemployment it means they will pick up some democratic votes and you may see a budget deal go through with the minority and majority. >> why are some of these americans, for lack of better phrase, being used as a political piÑata? why are they being stigmatized with the words, living off the udall, not wanting to get a job? that's not political brink
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to have success of the program. >> bigger and bigger discounts are needed. the environment is getting more competitive. the economic climate has not been great. ordersseeing the average down about 10% year-over-year. there are quite a bit more orders that are giving a strong growth. what you're seeing is a lot of people fighting for the market share. >> we have not had major tax reform in almost 30 years. since to put that in perspective, that is when microsoft went public. it has been a long time. -- when tapering both the tapering begins it will give relief to the market. they have been remarkably accurate and how it is dealt with the economy. we were the only strategists that said they would taper on september 18. we are beginning to think they will not taper in march, as a result of the fact that the bond market appears to be preempting a fed taper. >> it was a program started under bush, continued under obama, and it is been brought down. i don't know what the right number of weeks is. but i do know that the 1.3 million american people who are getting unemployment benefits, ha
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was released. you have to take us back to that time. you a young kid, what was that environment like before mandela's release? you weren't even allowed to talk about it. >> as difficult as one of the other guests said, difficult thinking how restrictive it was. mandela's name was banned it was against the law to use his name. if you used the name of nelson mandela that was a criminal offense, that can report you, and stand as a witness in a trial against you, and you could be prosecuted for it. grew one this feeling didn't really know what this man was. >> your mother didn't want you saying his name. >> . >> right. she was afraid. she had three boys who were growing up in a time where it was so easy to befall you at the hands of the state police. she tried to protect us, and it wasn't key for us to get into politics, because she didn't want something to happen, and there were many others around us, my brother who was at college in the mid 80's, had been beaten by police, and been through some harrowing expense pros testing with other students and being beaten and tier gas and that kind of t
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. we loved the environment in which you could actually achieve results. that's the great thing about being a governor. and i look at so many members of the utah state legislature who are here, and with each one of the i can tell you stories about how we able to get things done and there can do attitude. just remarkable. joe then went on to the senate and became terribly frustrated with the culture that existed on capitol hill, something that evan knows a lot about. i went on to china to become our senior diplomat running the embassy there, and we kind of regrouped a little bit when joe and nancy jacobson who really was the power behind no labels initially came and said would you like to become a part of this movement? and i thought what on earth is new labels? is a third party effort to try to shipwreck the republicans and the democrats? is it a bunch of mushy moderates trying to get together to take over the world? none of the above. come to find out that it is a group that respects the fact that we have a two-party system, and they are endeavoring to change the center of gravity aw
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of these things give us a predisposition. that does not mean we are going to get the disease. the environment, behavior, social aspects of life, all of these things influence it. it is the interplay, especially for more common diseases, hypertension, diabetes. we know that there is an interplay. genetic predisposition but in terminal contributions. -- but environmental contributions, what you are eating, how much you exercise. i want to emphasize that genomics is a key part of this puzzle but it is not the only part. host: from maryland, william is joining us. dr. eric green at nih. -- i wasy question is in vietnam and i can't malaria. i stayed in the field house for three months. when i came back to fort brag, i had a relapse. i am having problems. i cannot hear that well. warts growing out of me. the va cut the amount. -- cut them out. what kind of side effect or long-term effect is this? host: can you adjust that? thet: dr. fauci would be expert on that. this is an infectious disease. i would refer you to the institute that he runs to get the sort of insight. what i will tell you to make t
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of packs are expected to affect jobs environment consumer safety and even the acceptability of medication. in a statement the holy see said. among the most damaging concessions developing countries making regional and bilateral agreements are those enhancing the monopoly is on the life saving medicines that reduced access and affordability. and those that provide excess and legal rights to foreign investors remained the policy space for nations to promote sustainable and inclusive development. and it's still ahead here on earth he is a world of birth control medicine may soon expand australian scientists claim they have come up with the birth control pill for men. well what men really interested in taking the pale more on that later break the room. the ruling i really am. i knew. i am i says. for years. it was a huge house. they would store this year. instead of working politicians manage your work right right vision. if we do the day when men would be takingirth contr pills not that day is finally in sight. scientists in australia say they are closer than ever to developing a nail oral c
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community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. the cup... enguin now shark tyl >> tonights sharks penguin's game was a stanley cup preview. tyler kennedy returning to the steel city scoreless after one. but the penguins put it away in the first eight minutes will of the second period in the blink of an eye. they scored four goals. the sharks, their sixth game winning streak and they lose to the penguins 5-1. >> and that is the dorsal fin digest exclusive to kpix5. the sharks outshot the peening runs 45-30. sidney kid had five assists. sea hawks, colin kaepernick. >> they hadn't been used. you are the english major. he is a darn good quarterback. he is very tough to limit. almost really impossible to shut down. he is so good throwing from the pocket. outside the pocket. extending plays, uh, does a
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an environment, an atmosphere in which to remove the underpinning that the united states had been providing to south africa and investments and loans, computer technology and military assistance of one kind or another. we were the legs on which apartheid stood, together with other industrialized western nations, we thought our role was to remove that underpinning. so when we went to the embassy and met with ambassadors we told him we wouldn't leave until nelson mandela had been released from prison. at the time few americans knew much about nelson mandela, we thought we had to build a big public story, more information in america that informed americans about the role that our country had been playing. the ambassador had us arrested that was followed by 5,000 americans who came to the embassy over the next year every day to be arrested and we joined that with the work we were doing with the congress, in the senate, senator edward kennedy played a major role in the house, william h. grey, ii, played a major role and we would meet on a regular basis in senator kennedy's office to plan the leg
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of the political environment as much as anything else. >> yeah. david corn, he was very careful robert gibbs, to say the people that don't necessarily show up meaning minorities and young people. there he was talking to a young people's crowd to project to a larger number of people using that audience. did you hear -- because the only implication could be. either he's given up on doing big things, which i'm not willing to admit he has, or he still hopes to get a governing majority in both houses where he's able to get things done. like immigration, like a lot of things in implementing fully obama care? >> to me there's an interesting thing here of what comes between those two points. if you look at the speech he gave on economic justice wednesday, clearly the president has big ideas, has a big agenda. he's not done with that. these are things he's discussed from the very beginning since he began running in 2007. to me what was interesting in watching your interview yesterday was when he talked about republicans. it's not he's completely resigned to the obstructionism, that they've presented,
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